Inclusive Curriculum Design in Higher Education

Considerations for effective practice across and within subject areas

  • Publication Date: 31-05-2011

The Higher Education Academy commissioned this guide to support the higher education sector to think creatively about inclusive curriculum design from a generic as well as subject or disciplinary perspective.

The guide is divided into four sections as below. For ease of access, the different sections and subject specific guides are all published as separate documents. Section one includes a contents page providing links to the other 26 documents that make up the full publication.

Section one: Introduction and overview (PDF 435KB)

Section two: Generic considerations of inclusive curriculum design (PDF 241KB)

Section three: Subject specific considerations

Section four: References and resources (PDF 1,154KB)



Publisher: The Higher Education Academy
  • Hannah Morgan, Centre for Disability Research, Department of Applied Social Science, Lancaster University
  • Ann-Marie Houghton, REAP (Researching Equity, Access and Participation), Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University